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Women arrested after fistfight in front of Brockton police

One of the women told police the incident first began in traffic. BROCKTON - Two women were arrested Sunday evening after a fistfight in front of officers, police said. Officers responded to the area of 139 Pleasant St., outside the Wash Hour Laundry Mat, for a report of a group of people that appea

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-19 18:01:14

Woman's body found near Mass. Turnpike overpass in Grafton

Grafton - The Worcester County District Attorney's Office released this statement this afternoon: The State Police Detectives assigned to the Worcester County District Attorney's Office are investigating the unattended death of a young woman whose body was discovered before 7 a.m. today on the westb

COMMUNITYADVOCATE.COM - 2018-03-19 17:17:09

IHOP worker punched after asking customers to leave

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A restaurant employee was reported to be in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital Monday after being punched by a patron who had been asked to leave the restaurant at about 1 a.m. Sunday, police said. Police said Adam Rebello, 23, told them three males in the IHOP restaurant a

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 14:27:50

Trial to begin for father accused of 2013 killing of 10-year-old daughter

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - Opening statements are expected to begin today at Providence Superior Court in the case of a Pawtucket man accused of killing his 10-year-old daughter in July of 2013. Aleida DePina died shortly after being brought to the hospital by her father Jorge DePina. Prosecutors say

WPRI - 2018-03-19 10:56:55

Framingham man charged with two assaults

FRAMINGHAM - A Framingham man assaulted two other men in separate incidents on Friday on Irving Street, authorities said. Police arrested Kenneth Pringle, 57, at 2:20 p.m. after the back-to-back assaults, prosecutor Dylan Krasinski said Monday during Pringle's Framingham District Court arraignment.

METROWEST DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-19 23:42:30

3 charged with kidnapping after panhandler tells police he was held captive

PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- A man who appeared to be panhandling approached an officer at a busy intersection one recent morning, but didn't ask for money. He asked for help. The 42-year-old man told Sgt. Peter Spetelunas that he'd been held captive in a second-floor apartment at 48 South Union St. for the p

PROVIDENCEJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-19 22:40:26

Franklin Soccer School takes a new face - Downtown Sports

FRANKLIN - Franklin Soccer School on Cottage Street has doubled the size of its original facility by adding a new basketball court and it is dubbing the center as Downtown Sports. The goal of the expansion was to add more sports options to the facility like a high school basketball court, which can

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 16:13:18

WANTED: Two Who Used Fake $100 Bills At CVS

NORWOOD, MA - Two people are wanted for using fake cash on two separate days in Norwood. On March 4 and 7, the pictured suspects used counterfeit $100 bills with the same serial number at the CVS on Nahatan Street, according to Mass. Most Wanted. Here are the suspects' details:Gender - MaleBuild - M

PATCH - 2018-03-19 21:23:03

Grafton girl found dead on Mass. Pike

Alexandra Valoras in December 2017. File photo. The body of a Grafton girl who attended Blackstone Valley Regional Technical High School was discovered Monday morning on the Mass Pike, just beneath the North Street overpass. A statement from BVT said the student is Alexandra Valoras, a junior in the

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 13:24:25

Canton man charged with drunken driving in Brockton school bus crash

A 45-year-old Canton man was charged with drunken driving in the crash. BROCKTON - A Canton man was charged with drunken driving Monday afternoon after police say he crashed into an occupied school bus and fled the scene. Officers responded to the intersection of Nilsson Street and Warren Avenue abo

ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-20 14:12:17

Stoughton candidate: Controversial Facebook photo from 2012 was 'humorous'

NAACP officials call image of black person with distorted nose, lips "offensive." Peter Buckley made the image his Facebook profile picture in 2012. STOUGHTON - A candidate for Stoughton's Board of Selectmen is defending a social media image he posted in 2012 that depicts a black person with exagger

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-20 00:27:40

3 arrested with pipe, hatchet and knife after drug money fight

MANCHESTER, NH - On Marrch 17 at approximately 7:15 a.m., Manchester Police Officers responded to the area of 492 Pine St. for a report of several subjects involved in a fight with weapons. The following information is based on a police narrative of what happened next:Twardosky/MPD Upon arrival offi


Massachusetts State Police trooper placed on administrative leave after allegedly drunk during shift

A Massachusetts State Police trooper was placed on administrative leave Sunday morning after he allegedly was drunk on the job. Trooper Jonathan Brown, who works at the Devens barracks, was relieved of duty around 2 a.m. He was in the middle of working an 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. shift, State Police spoke


3 Dead, 4 in Hospital Following Springfield, Mass. Apartment Fire

WWLP Firefighters in Springfield, Massachusetts, battle a fire that killed 3 people, injured 4 and displaced between 60 to 80 residents in an apartment building on Belmont Avenue. Three people are dead and four others are in hospital following a Springfield, Massachusetts fire in a four-story apartm


City man charged with possession of fentanyl, cocaine, firearm

BY RUSS OLIVO and JOSEPH B. NADEAU Staff Writers WOONSOCKET - A city man is held without bail at the state prison after undercover members of the Woonsocket Police Department seized fentanyl, cocaine, cash, a revolver and ammunition from his girlfriend's rent-subsidized apartment in the Morin Height


Warwick police looking for woman who allegedly robbed gas station

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Warwick police are looking for a suspect, after they say she allegedly robed a gas station overnight. Detectives were called to the Sunoco on Post Road around 3 a.m. after a woman entered the business, showed a silver object and demanded money. The suspect was able to get awa


Driver charged with striking police cruiser in chase that ended in East Providence

A Fall River man was arrested Saturday night after leading police on a chase from Massachusetts to East Providence in which he struck two cruisers during the pursuit. Fall River Police say they were looking for the suspects Jeep in connection to vandalism that occurred at the station earlier in the


Cause of fire that demolished vacant Easton house remains under investigation

The home, located at 276 Washington Street, was deemed a total loss. It had been vacant since May, fire officials said. EASTON - The cause of a fire that ravaged a vacant home on Washington Street remains under investigation. Easton Fire Department had no update Sunday, and said the State Fire Marsh

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-03-18 22:04:57

Big Drug Bust, Tobacco Fraud: The Week In Worcester

WORCESTER, MA-Take a look back at the week on Worcester Patch. WORCESTER, MA-On Monday, March 12, Worcester's vice squad searched an apartment on Main Street, the target Ruben Melendez, 35, of the same address. Surveillance was set up around the address and around... Read more WORCESTER, MA-A North

PATCH - 2018-03-19 00:37:37

WANTED: Two Who Deposited Fake Check, Withdrew $25k

DEDHAM, MA - A couple who deposited an altered check at the Dedham Bank of America is now wanted by police. The Sept. 12 incident, which was just posted on Mass. Most Wanted by police, saw a woman with a fraudulent passport open an account at the Bank of America in West Roxbury. A $25,040 check was